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Remember When for the week of 7/31/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

Telephone service was resumed in Quincy and other parts of Plumas that is served by Pacific Telegraph and Telephone Company with the workforce back at the switchboard when they received instructions from headquarters that an imminent strike had been called off.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

The annual installation dinner and meeting of the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce was held Saturday night when Paul Whipple of Greenville, newly elected president, was installed and M.D. Ayoob, Sr. of Greenville, patriarch of the Ayoob family of merchants who operate four retail stores throughout Plumas County, was presented the first Feather Merchant of the Year award.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Smokey Bear’s 50th anniversary/ birthday is August 4. The symbol of the United States Forest Service was created by the the Forest Service and the Advertising Council in 1944 as a joint effort to promote forest fire prevention. Happy Birthday/ Happy Anniversary Smokey. !

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

Plumas County acting Undersheriff Greg Hagwood has announced his intention to run for Plumas County Sheriff in the June 2010 election. To date, only Hagwood and retired Plumas Deputy Sheriff Bob Shipp are the only candidates that have filed paperwork of candidacy with the Plumas County Clerk’s office.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

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